Hip pain can negatively affect your mobility and quality of life. At Colorado Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics (COSMO) in Denver, Colorado, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeons Catherine Logan, MD, MBA, MSPT, Jared White, DO, and their expert team diagnose the root cause of hip pain and treat it to eliminate your discomfort. Call the office to learn more about hip pain treatments or request an appointment online today.
Your hip joint connects your pelvic bone to each of your upper leg bones. It has muscles, bones, tendons, ligaments, and cartilage. Hip pain is an uncomfortable feeling that occurs at or near your hip joint. The pain can feel like:
If you have severe or long-lasting hip pain, see the COSMO team for an evaluation.
A variety of diseases and injuries can cause hip pain, including:
You might have hip pain because of a sports injury, disease, age-related wear and tear, or falling down. The COSMO team offers a variety of hip pain treatments that provide relief.
To figure out what’s causing hip pain, your COSMO provider discusses your medical history and reviews your symptoms. They evaluate your hip joint to look for signs of injury and disease.
Your specialist may recommend you undergo blood tests, MRIs, X-rays, CT scans, ultrasounds, or other imaging procedures to diagnose your condition and recommend the best treatment.
Common hip pain treatments available at COSMO include:
Things you can do at home to reduce hip pain include icing the affected area and resting your hip joint.
Taking certain medications can reduce hip discomfort and arthritis degeneration. Some medications also reduce joint swelling and stiffness.
Regenerative medicine injections use platelet-rich plasma (PRP) sourced from your blood and stem cells to stimulate your body’s natural ability to generate new cells and heal.
Other injections that are often effective for hip pain relief include steroid injections to reduce swelling, anesthetic injections to numb painful areas, and hyaluronic acid to better lubricate your hip joints.
COSMO offers a sports recovery lab with licensed physical therapists who help strengthen your hip joint and reduce the risk of reinjury.
In some cases, hip surgery is the best way to repair, remove, or replace hip joint tissues to alleviate pain. Surgery can restore your joint’s structure and function.
Don’t live with hip pain when numerous treatments available at Colorado Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics can offer relief. Call the office to schedule an appointment or book one online today.